Prof. Dr.-Ing. Marcus Hackel

Aims and expectations

knowledge exchange, cooperations, research

Short CV

Professor Dr.-Ing. Marcus Hackel studied Architecture and Business Management in Germany, Singapore and the USA. His practice as architect led him from Germany to the Emirates, South-East Asia and China. With partners from Germany, Austria and China he established the Munich and Shanghai based Architecture and Urban Design office IBO Concept GmbH– Intercultural Building Organization.

His academic career started at the Berlin University of Technology as scientific assistant, where he got his PhD. Since 2009 he holds the professor chair of “Building Practice and Design” at the Wismar University of Applied Sciences Technology, Business and Design. He taught as Visiting Professor at Tianjin University in the PR China, Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand and UNITEC Institute of Technology Auckland, New Zealand. Currently he is Vice Dean of the Faculty of Architecture and Design at Wismar University.

His research explores the effects of globalisation on architects and the Sustainability Marketing for urban design and architecture as well as the effects of Student Design Build projetcts. His projects are intercultural and sustainability focussed and embedded in a worldwide cooperation network.


NB-Lab Iquitos

NB-LAB, Nature-Based Living-Lab, Peru

Local SL11, Almendras, vía Huayruro, Zungarococh

by: Universidad Nacional de la Amazonía Peruana (UNAP) Universidad Tecnológica Equinoccial, Ecuador (UTE)
Project Status: Completed / Usage Phase
Year of Completion: 2022
Scale of project: M - Medium
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Germany, China, Thailand, Brasil, Peru
Role in DesignBuild Network